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The following are external links related to the main article Iraq Study Group.
- Iraq Study Group Website, hosted by United States Institute of Peace.
- Iraq Study Group in the Wikipedia.
- Members of the Iraq Study Group, Associated Press (Fox News), November 14, 2006.
The following are articles & commentary for 2006.
- Ted Barrett, "Congress forms panel to study Iraq war. Panel to recommend Iraq policy to Congress, White House," CNN, March 15, 2006.
- Gail Russell Chaddock, "Congress eyes own window on Iraq war. Lawmakers create blue-ribbon panel to give it independent reviews of progress in Iraq," Christian Science Monitor, March 21, 2006.
- David Isenberg, "Mixed welcome for new Iraq Study Group," Asia Times, March 23, 2006.
- News Release: "Statement on the Formation of the Iraq Study Group (ISG)," White House, April 7, 2006.
- Ambika Behal, "Iraq Study Group Kicks Off," UPI (Spacewar.com), April 13, 2006.
- Gail Russell Chaddock, "New voices weigh in on Iraq. As doubts rise over the war's handling, the Iraq Study Group aims to be a fresh influence," Christian Science Monitor, April 17, 2006.
- News Release: "President Meets with Iraq Study Group," The Roosevelt Room, June 14, 2006.
- News Release: "Democratic Leaders Lay Out a Road Map for Iraq; Reid, Durbin Call for New Direction in U.S. Iraq Policy," U.S. Newswire, August 2, 2006.
- Edward Luce and Demetri Sevastopulo, "Republicans set to exploit opposition 'weakness'," Financial Times (MSNBC), August 10, 2006.
- J.D. Mulane, "Fitzpatrick’s dance on the war," Bucks County Courier Times (PhillyBurbs.com), August 13, 2006: Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA): "Did Congress pause in World War II to create the 'Nazis are Kicking Our [Butts] in North Africa Study Group?'"
- Mara Lee, "Lee Hamilton: paragon of outstanding public service," Scripps Howard News Service, August 18, 2006.
- Robert Dreyfuss, "A Higher Power. James Baker puts Bush's Iraq policy into rehab," Washington Monthly, September 2006. Cross-posted at truthout.org.
- "Iraq Study Group, with Two DePauw Alumni as Members, Working Toward Recommendations," DePauw University, September 18, 2006.
- Pauline Jelinek, "Group Says Iraq Needs to Prove Itself," Associated Press (Fox News), September 19, 2006.
- Meredith Buel, "Iraq Study Group: Next 3 Months Critical for Country's Future," Voice of America News, September 19, 2006.
- Eric Pfeiffer, "Study group presses Iraq to act," Washington Times, September 20, 2006.
- Edward Epstein, "Time running out for Iraqis, study group leaders warn," San Francisco Chronicle, September 20, 2006.
- Dana Milbank, "This Just In: The Iraq Study Group Has Nothing to Report," Washington Post, September 20, 2006.
- Deborah Block, "US Special Commission says Next Three Months are Critical in Iraq," Voice of America News, September 22, 2006.
- Cal Thomas, "A way out of the Iraq mess? Democrats and Republicans have come together with the goal of figuring out a plan of action. The real test, though, will be whether anyone in Washington will listen," Common Ground Blog/USA TODAY, September 27, 2006.
- Richard A. Clarke, "Blinded by hindsight," New York Times/International Herald Tribune, October 2, 2006.
- Sarah Baxter, "America ponders cutting Iraq in three," The Sunday Times Online (UK), October 8, 2006.
- David E. Sanger, "Baker Sees Iraq Panel Departing From Bush Strategy," New York Times, October 8, 2006.
- Juan Cole, "Blunkett Blames Cheney, Rumsfeld. Baker Commission to accept 3-region Solution?" Informed Comment, October 8, 2006.
- Sean-Paul Kelley, "Be Aware Democrats" and "Baker Commission, Isn't It Obvious?" The Agonist, October 9, 2006.
- Transcript: "Iraq Study Group Offers Recommendations for U.S. Policy," PBS Online NewsHour, October 12, 2006: "The chairmen of the Iraq Study Group, Republican James Baker and Democrat Lee Hamilton, discuss their assessment of the situation on the ground, its impact on the surrounding region and consequences for U.S. interests."
- Faiz Shakir, "Report: Iraq Study Group Will Rule Out Victory In Iraq, Propose Redeployment," Think Progress, October 12, 2006.
- Doyle McManus, "Panel to Seek Change on Iraq. A commission backed by Bush has agreed that 'stay the course' is not working, its leader says. A phased withdrawal is one option on the table," Los Angeles Times, October 16, 2006.
- James Petras, "Texas vs. Tel Aviv: US Policy in the Middle,", DissidentVoice, October 31, 2006. Discussion of the elite foreign policy dissension, and how foreign policy is determined.
- Glenn Kessler and Thomas E. Ricks, "Stage Set for Iraq Policy Shift. Both Parties May Seek Cover in Recommendations of Study Group," Washington Post, November 9, 2006.
- "Eagleburger to join U.S. Iraq study group," Reuters, November 10, 2006.
- Michael Abramowitz and Thomas E. Ricks, "Panel May Have Few Good Options to Offer. Bipartisan Group's Plan Expected in Dec.," Washington Post, November 12, 2006.
- Walter Isaacson, "The Return of the Realists," TIME Magazine, November 12, 2006.
- Michael Kinsley, "Bake Me a Cake, Baker Man. Why the Baker commission won't fix Iraq," Slate, November 13, 2006.
- Raymond McGovern, "No Exit Strategy," TomPaine.com, November 13, 2006; "Don't Look for Much From the 'Bipartisan' Iraq Study Group," BuzzFlash, November 14, 2006.
- "Blair Pushes For Broad Mideast Strategy. British PM Tells Iraq Study Group That End To Israel-Palestinian Conflict Necessary For Iraq Peace," CBS News/Associated Press, November 14, 2006.
- Christopher Dickey, "Terrorist Hold ’Em. As the United States tries to bluff its way out of Iraq, Washington has to get even more serious about policing terrorism at home," Newsweek, November 14, 2006.
- "Battle of the Bushes. Is Bush Sr. Trying to His Son's Presidential Legacy? Columnist Maureen Dowd Weighs In," ABC News, November 14, 2006; Dowd also posted at "Pouring Chardonnay Diplomacy," Welcome to Pottersville Blogspot, November 15, 2006.
- Jim Kouri, "Gen. Pace's alternative to the Iraq Study Group," RenewAmerica, November 14, 2006.
- Trudy Rubin, "Bush's last resort: dad's deal makers," The Baltimore Sun, November 14, 2006.
- Robin Wright, "Bush Initiates Iraq Policy Review Separate From Baker Group's," Washington Post, November 15, 2006.
- Peter Ignatius, "Baker Ex Machina," Washington Post, November 15, 2006.
- Steve Soto, "Abizaid Snuffs McCain And Withdrawal Talk At The Same Time," The Left Coaster, November 15, 2006.
- Tom Engelhardt, "Will Papa Bush's Old Pals Prolong the Iraq Occupation?" TomDispatch.com (AlterNet), November 22, 2006.
- Paul William Roberts, "Decline and Fall - America in Retreat," Atlantic Free Press, November 24, 2006.
- Robin Wright, "Iraq Group a Study In Secrecy, Centrism. Outside Participants Describe Process," Washington Post, November 26, 2006.
- "Brzezinski: The Baker Commission 'Will Offer Some Procrastination Ideas For Dealing With The Crisis'," Think Progress, November 26, 2006.
- Glenn Greenwald, "The 'centrist' position on the war in Iraq," Unclaimed Territory, November 26, 2006.
- David E. Sanger, "Panel to Weigh Overture by U.S. to Iran and Syria," New York Times, November 27, 2006.
- Robin Wright and Thomas E. Ricks, "Civil War in Iraq Near, Annan Says. Study Group Begins Two-Day Meeting," Washington Post, November 28, 2006.
- John Aravosis, Open Thread, AMERICAblog, November 29, 2006.
- David E. Sanger and David S. Cloud, "Iraq Panel to Recommend Pullback of Combat Troops," New York Times, November 30, 2006.
- David E. Sanger and David S. Cloud, "15 Brigades Would Gradually Stand Down Under Plan," New York Times, November 30, 2006.
- Dan Froomkin, "Bush v. Baker," Washington Post, November 30, 2006.
- Robert Dreyfuss, "Beginning of the End," The Nation, November 30, 2006.
- Editorial: "Time to Leave," The Nation, November 30, 2006 (December 18, 2006 issue).
- Peter Baker and Thomas E. Ricks, "Iraq Panel to Urge Pullout Of Combat Troops by '08," Washington Post, December 1, 2006.
- "Murtha Raises Alarm Over Study Group, Warns ‘Kissinger Came Out With The Same Type of Thing’," Think Progress, December 1, 2006.
- David Corn, "Baker Report Puts Bush in a Corner," The Nation, December 1, 2006.
- Helen Thomas, "Iraq Study Group Won't Rock the Boat," Hearst Newspapers (truthout), December 1, 2006.
- Robin Wright, "Officials Expect No Big Changes, No Matter What Panel Advises," Washington Post, December 2, 2006.
- Michael Duffy, "Can Bush Find An Exit? Calls for a staged withdrawal from Iraq are forcing the President to contemplate the biggest U-turn of his political life. Here's why he's likely to make it," Time Magazine, December 3, 2006; also see article summary posted by CNN, December 3, 2006.
- Mark Drajem, "Bush May Tie Troop Levels to Iraq Government Efforts, Time Says," Bloomberg, December 3, 2006.
- Ben Feller, "Bush aide says Iraq study won't prompt a pullout," Boston Globe, December 4, 2006. re Stephen J. Hadley
- David E. Sanger, "News Analysis: Amid hints Bush will change policy, clues that he won't," New York Times (International Herald Tribune), December 4, 2006.
- Carolyn Lochhead, "Bush digs in at pivotal point in Iraq war. Politically weakened president gives no signs of altering course," San Francisco Chronicle, December 4, 2006.
- Sarah Baxter, "White House to resist study group," The Australian, December 4, 2006.
- Thomas Donnelly, "Surge and Run? More Troops Is Only Part of the Answer," posted by American Enterprise Institute, December 4, 2006; The Weekly Standard, December 11, 2006 (issue).
- Tom Engelhardt, "How to Stay in Iraq. The Iraq Study Group Rides to the Rescue," TomDispatch.com (AlterNet), December 5, 2006: "If we were to follow the recommendations of James Baker's Iraq Study Group, we'd be embedded in Iraq for at least another three to five years."
- Mark Silva, "War denials vs. too-simple solutions," Chicago Tribune, December 5, 2006.
- Peter Baker and Dafna Linzer, "Panel To Urge Pressure On Iraq. Study Group to Present Its Report to Bush Today," Washington Post, December 6, 2006.
- Michael Abramowitz and Charles Babington, "Bush Calls Iraq Report One Among Many Ideas. Congress Seems Ready to Work With Findings," Washington Post, December 6, 2006.
- Paul Reynolds, "Iraq report sets stage for changes," BBC, December 6, 2006.
- John O'Neil and Brian Knowlton, "Panel Backs Overhaul of Iraq Policy," New York Times, December 6, 2006.
- "Text of Letter From Iraq Panel Co-Chairs," Associated Press (Washington Post), December 6, 2006.
- "Iraqi politicians, citizens play down significance of new report on U.S. policies in Iraq war," Associated Press (International Herald Tribune), December 6, 2006.
- James Sturcke, "The report at a glance," Guardian Unlimited (UK), December 6, 2006.
- Brian Brivati, "Rewriting the rules. The Iraq Study Group recommends a renewed engagement with Iran and Syria, but what difference can Bush make there?" comment is free.../Guardian Unlimited (UK), December 6, 2006.
- Howard Schneider and Bill Brubaker, "Democrats: Panel's Findings Consistent With Their Proposals," Washington Post, December 6, 2006.
- Dan Balz, "Iraq Study to Reshape National Debate About War," Washington Post, December 6, 2006.
- Mark Silva, "Report: Iraq policy not working," Chicago Tribune, December 6, 2006. Includes video link.
- Ken Fireman and Janine Zacharia, "Most U.S. Forces Should Quit Iraq by 2008, Panel Says (Update2)," Bloomberg, December 6, 2006.
- "Iraq Study Group Says Iraq Policy A 'Failure'," AlaskaReport.com, December 6, 2006.
- Robert Bryce, "Omitting the Obvious with James Baker. From the S&L Crisis to the Iraq Study Group," CounterPunch, December 6, 2006.
- Robert Kagan and William Kristol, Opinion: "Iraq Group Studies Hard, Still Fails. Proposals Will Not Yield Solutions," The Weekly Standard (CBS News), December 6, 2006.
- John Cochran, "'Has Beens' on Center Stage. Iraq Study Group Members Go Public At Last," ABC News, December 6, 2006.
- AJ in DC, "Report is a Dud," AMERICAblog, December 6, 2006.
- Matthew Rothschild, "The Fantasies of the Baker Report," The Progressive, December 6, 2006.
- Lawrence Korb, "Half-Baked. The Iraq Study Group's unsatisfying recommendations," The New Republic, December 6, 2006.
- David Ignatius, "Baker-Hamilton Does Its Job," Washington Post, December 7, 2006.
- Jonathan S. Landay, "Study says violence in Iraq has been underreported," McClatchy Newspapers, December 7, 2006.
- William D. Hartung, "Iraq Study Group: How Big a Change?" Antiwar.com, December 7, 2006.
- Sidney Blumenthal, "Beating off the rescue party. Just as he ignored accurate intelligence on Iraq, Bush will dismiss the Baker Commission's tough-minded proposals for salvaging his botched war," Salon, December 7, 2006. Subscription or preview required.
- Antonia Juhasz, "Oil for Sale: Iraq Study Group Recommends Privatization," AlterNet, December 7, 2006. re Oil and War in Iraq
- David Swanson, "Permanent Bases and Temporary Presidents," Let's Try Democracy, December 7, 2006.
- Sheldon Alberts, "Iraq risks a 'slide toward chaos'," CanWest News Service (Victoria Times Colonist), December 7, 2006.
- Editorial: "Worsening crisis in Iraq," The Herald (UK), December 7, 2006.
- Max Henninger, "The Return of the Realists?" Spiegel Online (Germany), December 7, 2006.
- Michael Schwartz, "Why Withdrawal Is Unmentionable: Staying the Course with James Baker and the Iraq Study Group", Common Dreams, December 13, 2006.
- Mark Benjamin, "The real Iraq Study Group. Forget Jim Baker's crew. The neocon hawks who sold the war, joined by John McCain and Joe Lieberman, unveiled their new plan for 'victory': At least 25,000 new troops in combat roles well into 2008," Salon, January 6, 2007. Preview or subscription required. re McCain doctrine
- Munir Chalabi, "The Future of Iraqi oil as proposed by the Iraqi Study Group", Znet, January 8, 2007.
- John Aravosis, "Bush now quoting the Baker-Hamilton report - the report he totally ignored - to 'prove' that his escalation is a good idea," AMERICAblog, January 29, 2007.
- Nicolas J.S. Davies, "The Iraq Study Group", Zmag, February 2007.
- Michael Abramowitz, "Second Life for Study Group. Iraq Woes Lead To a Reappraisal," Washington Post, May 21, 2007.
- "Iraq Study Group's advice gets 2d look," Boston Globe, May 21, 2007.
- Bob Woodward, "CIA Said Instability Seemed 'Irreversible'," Washington Post, July 12, 2007.
- Robin Wright, "White House Isn't Backing Iraq Study Group Follow-Up," Washington Post, July 12, 2007.